B’town Drag Queens: Ima Wreck

A series by Abe Plaut Ima Wreck (@imawreckeverybody) Indiana native and IU junior Kade Padgett, also known as Ima Wreck, is gender fluid and comfortable being referred to with any gender pronouns. Padgett first began their journey into drag as a Halloween queen. “There’s actually a joke in the drag community about Halloween queens,” Ima…

B’town Drag Queens: Merle

A series by Abe Plaut Merle (@m._merle) IU senior Chase Duncan identifies as a cisgender homosexual man. In drag, he is known by the name Merle and uses feminine pronouns instead. This is the norm in drag circles. While anyone can be a drag queen regardless of gender identity or sexual orientation, the majority identify…